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breaking news tonight .. at mccarran airport.. strong winds have blown over a large sign onto the airport connector road. this is on the north or airport side of the tunnel access to terminal one from the tunnel. mccarran suggests you avoid the connector tunnel area for now if you can ... because this is causing some backups on the 2-15 side of the tunnel. also happening tonight... this man remains in jail ... accused of actually using candy to lure kids into his
i'm john huck. i'm christine maddela. it's a crime many people living int eh area seemed to know about ... but very few wanted to talk about. fox5's faith tanner joins us live-- near east charelston and nellis-- with the story. we're told the man lived at one of these apartments-- police say he'd lure some of the neighbor children with candy-- and then sexually assault them. neighbors say they are shocked it. "there's a lot of children that live here and sometimes they play outside here at night" "i'm glad they caught him because that's very sick" saturday--- police arrested this man--- 63 year old jose azucena-- who also goes by "david". police charged him with sexual misconduct...
investigators tell fox5 azucena lured kids with candy. sexual assault adovcates say it's a common tactic... one that parents need to warn their kids about. "just keeping that open honest dialogue, constantly reinforcing to kids that no matter what you tell me you won't get in trouble i'm not going to be upset with you but if anybody ever hurts you or touches you in one of the private places we've talked about you need to let me know because that's not ok" experts also say it's importanto how your kids react to others-- and look for any unsual behavior... investigators ask anyone who thinks their child may have been a victim... to come forward. and call metro's sexual abuse juvenile cetion. a valley teen dissapeared a year ago today... and the family hasnt heard from her since. her name is isabella gonzalez...
home in east las vegas... fox5's cyndi lundeberg spoke to the mother today... who is still holding out hope her daughter is okay. it's a story youll only see on fox5. john christine... a year ago i sat with asuzana gaspar when her daughter went missing. she cant believe it's been a year. i also reached out to police... but they tell me this case is going cold. if shes lookijng at this i hope she sees were worried about her this was azusena gaspars desperate plea... after her 15 year old daughter isabella gonzalez went missing. wednesday marks one year since gaspar has seen her daugther... we think about her everyday i try not to let it overwhelm me gaspar says she vividly remembers te day isabella vanished. she says she got a call from isabella's school. her daughter ditched, so gaspar picked her up and took her home. she went and took a shower when i woke up she was gone gaspar says she
days since isabellas disaperance and cant believe it's been a year. i asked her if she's had any contact with her daughter... she says she still pays her phone bill... so she can text her... i tell her i love er and we want her home and even though isabellas never responded... her mom say she'll keep trying to reach her. i just want her back isabella would now be now 16... when she ran away she was five foot four about a hundred fifty po i called metro police to check on the investigation... they told me they don't have any new leads. gaspar however says shes been searching for her daughter... azusena gaspar- i worry about what shes doing out there ...if she's being exploited. azusena gaspar- it does go through my head but i try to stay positive for now gaspar says she just prays her daughter is out there... and okay... and may be listening.. i just want her to call and let us know shes okay i want her to come homei want her to come i want her to come home if you recognize
where she may be you're asked to call police... live in the n a week after nevadans voted in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana- the clark countys da's office is already making changes. theyre holding off on prosecuting marijuana cases involving anyone 21 years or older charged with posessing less than an ounce. matthew gardiner, vp shango las vegas "we are pleased to see that the das office is doing the right thing and helping to facilitate this change it's time to bring it out of the black market and we're glad to see that they understand that it's time to allow people to make the decisions for themselves" under the current law possession of any amount of marijuana is considered illegal. this year, metro arrested 177 people for posessing less than an ounce. metro told fox 5 they'll continue enforcement efforts but that possession of
priority. earlier this week .. we told you about people worried about deportation calling local immigration lawyers. tonight .. some of those lawyers banded together to answer some questions for the undocumented community. fox5's miguel martinez-valle was there, miguel did they have any answers for people's concerns? the question and answer session was meant to calm fears of mass deportation, many of these people, those sometimes called dreamers, are living and working here legally, they're nervous if trump undoes president obama's executive actions, they will have to go back in the shadows.
action for childhood arrivals program was one of president obama's executive actions... donald trump has said before he intends on undoing these actions. let's check in with fox five's chief meteorlogist ted pretty. a wind advisory remains in effect for the entire fox5 viewing area through 1 a.m. gusts will be in the 40 to 50 mph range, with some of the strongest wind occurring after sunset tonight. a cold front moves across the area this evening, bringing in much colder air for thursday. high temperatures will only be in the low 60s and upper 50s despite the sunshine across southern nevada. the coldest
stretch will be friday morning. low temperatures bottom out in the low 40s and upper 30s; the coldest weather we have felt since february. temperatures will moderate this weekend with mainly sunny skies. there will only be a few clouds at times with temperatures in the mid to upper 60s. look for more clouds on monday with the s isolated shower. most of the rain will stay over california and arizona. 9 underperforming schools are being recommended for the possible new achievement school district. the controversial program would pair these schools with charter operators to try and raise test scores and
schools are brinley, jerome mack, von toble, orr, and baily. the elementary school are cambeero, craig, fitzgerald, and kelly. all of these schools scored in the bottom 5- percent on the nevada smarter balanced test. a lot of parents are worried about the possible change... but some seem to think this move could be for the better of approved. " "is certainly hate to see teachers displaced from their jobs, i mean i think that's one of the biggest issues that people are having with that. it would be unfortunate but ultimately sometimes things need to change for change to happen. the education association has put forth a counter plan where parents can learn all about the charter school program .. and then vote themselves on whether they want to change. the education association told fox 5 the board is seriously considering this proposal and think an answer could come by teh end of the year. henderson police say they're the first in nevada to use a u-s data portal program.
federal internet site... with crime statistics to the public. the police data initiatives system adds transparency for the public about department activities. the database is at "public safety data portal dot org." the crime statistics are collected by the fbi... plus information on police use of force and shootings. the program was developed by the justice department. it's being used by more than 120 law enforcement agen ahaed tonight... why getting a parking ticket in las vegas... might actually put a smile on your face. and why something n-dot is about to do this weekend will not put a smile on your face.. what you need to know to stay happy if you're driving this weekend.
if you get a parking ticket now through november 30th in las vegas... you may be able to pay for it in toy donations! the las vegas city council approved a "toys for tickets" program. the city is teaming up with safe nest to collect toys for families who are spending this christmas at the shelter. any driver who gets a non-public safety parking ticket can bring an unwrapped toy or toys to the city of las vegas parking services office. the gifts must be of equal or greater value than the ticket fine. now fox5 weather 24/7 a wind advisory remains in effect for the entire fox5 viewing area through 1 a.m. thursday. wind gusts will be in the 40 to 50 mph range, with some of the strongest wind occurring after sunset tonight. a cold front moves across the area this
thursday. high temperatures will only be in the low 60s and upper 50s despite the sunshine across southern nevada. the coldest weather of this stretch will be friday morning. low temperatures bottom out in the low 40s and upper 30s; the coldest weather we have felt since february. temperatures will moderate this weekend with mainly sunny skies. there will only be a few clouds at times with temperatures in the mid to upper 60s. look for more
closed captioning will resume shortly driving around hte south end of the valley this weekend will be challenging because of a major closure taking place. n-dot crews are closing both east and west bound 2- 15 all weekend at the airport connector. the 215 will be closed starting friday night all the way through monday morning. crews will be installing parts
ramp over the highway. if you are going to the airport .. you can still use the airport connector-- but should expect a lot of delays. we have all the information you need to avoid the traffic headache. just head to fox5vegas dot com. almost six months ago .. a gunman entered an orlando nightclub and began shooting.. next .. we hear 9- 1-1 recordings of people trapped by the gunman... o: okay just stay on the line-how many people are in there with her? c: a lot o: she said a lot including the shooter
the night of the mass inside the pulse nightclub in orlando. on june 12th, omar mateen shot more than 100 people -- killing 49 of them. in one of the audio clips released by the city of orlando, someone calls 9- 1-1 from inside a women's bathroom. the call lasts nearly 10 minutes, as the dispatcher tries to get information about the gunman. mateen is apparently inside that bathroom during part of the call.
o: that's okay. we're going to get some help for you. can you tell me anything they are wearing? c: no, he's in the bathroom, hurry up. o: he's in the bathroom? stay on the line. i'm going to get someone on the phone with us, don't hang up. c: hurry up. o: stay on the phone. --butted with-- o: are you in the female bathroom or the male bathroom? c: whispering yeah female hurry up he's in here o: he's in there with you? just stay on the phone let me get someone on, one second. the standoff lasted about three hours. in one of the released calls, a dispatcher tells the caller to have everyone move away from the wall -- as police prepared to crash into the building with an armored vehicle and kill omar mateen. president-elect trump, along with some of his best known allies, are pushing back on cries of transition team turmoil... new york city mayor bill de- blasio also chimed in today ... the democrat said he had a candid conversation with mr. trump about many concerns... including easing regulations on wall street, tax cuts for the wealthy, worries from the city's muslim community
proposed deportations ... as for the transition of power itself, president-elect trump tweeted out ...it is going "so smoothly". but in d-c ... some lawmakers continue to speak their minds .. especially nevada's own harry reid on the election outcome. sen. harry reid "of course i've accepted it. whether i really...put it behind me. the answer is no. it's something that will be with me for a long time. i'm terribly disappointed. but, you know, i understand elections. i've won some. i got that." reid went on to also talk about the electoral college system.. saying he thinks there needs to be hearings on it .. to determine if it's the most effective system to elect a president. next ... it was a business that was booming in the days leading up to election day... two gunshots but now ... a different story for gun stores in the days after the
worried if donald trump didn't win the election, their gun owning and shooting rights would be gone. banner says: "i thought hillary was going to win the election and she had said she was going to try to get rid of military weapons so i decided to go ahead and just pull the trigger on it." democrat david banner had been looking for years to buy his second rifle. and like many of 'doug's shoot n sports customers' - he went ahead and jumped the gun. and even though trump won, he's still going to hang on to it. banner says: "i probably woulda waited another year or so." sales manager dave larsen felt that pre-election anxiety from his customers. larsen says: "i did have one gentleman order a gun from me on tuesday and then after the election results came in he called me and said, 'i don't want it anymore, dave. let's cancel that order.' i asked him point blank - is this because donald won? he said yeah kind of." with the trump election- sales have slowed over the last week. larsen says: "if hillary had won, i probably wouldn't be talking to you because we would have a store full of customers right now!" but he is not upset over it-- and neither is his